OMG the HORROR of it all! Donald Trump want’s to know what Muslim immigrants are visiting our country by using a “”””””””registry””””””
Que the scary music…
The problem here is ignorance, and the media wildly spinning the story in a way to take advantage of said ignorance.
Setting invective emotions aside for a moment is the left actually proposing????:
1 – That we should keep no lists on who is visiting our country?
Should we not know who is here on a student visa and then never shows up to class and disappears?
Should we not find people who overstay their visas?
How many 9/11 hijackers were here illegally?
When cooler heads prevail, most citizens agree that Homeland Security should have a list of who is visiting our country.
Do we really want to let Muslims like THIS in the country?
2 – US code already demands that religion be a part of the test for who is allowed to come to the United States:
Under federal law, the executive branch is expressly required to take religion into account in determining who is granted asylum. Under the provision governing asylum (section 1158 of Title 8, U.S. Code), an alien applying for admission.
3 – Section 212(f) of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 states: “Whenever the President finds that the entry of any aliens or of any class of aliens into the United States would be detrimental to the interests of the United States, he may by proclamation, and for such period as he shall deem necessary, suspend the entry of all aliens or any class of aliens as immigrants or nonimmigrants, or impose on the entry of aliens any restrictions he may deem to be appropriate.”
4 – ALL of the last six presidents have used that authority to prevent immigration of entire classes of people – Where were these critics then?
Jimmy Carter stopped all Iranians. Obama has used that authority several times just himself including anyone under a UN travel ban, anyone who “undermined the Democratic process” of various countries etc etc.
5 – The Constitution, under presidential war powers, gives the President king like authority when it comes to foreign threats and foreign intelligence threats.
6 – An Appeals Court decision upheld the President’s authority:
“The present controversy involving Iranian students in the United States lies in the field of our country’s foreign affairs and implicates matters over which the president has direct constitutional authority.”
“Distinctions on the basis of nationality may be drawn in the immigration field by the Congress or the executive. So long as such distinctions are not wholly irrational, they must be sustained.”